These pages contain all the information you need on your year abroad, be it as an assistant teaching in schools, as a student at a university, or on an industrial work placement/internship. Please refer to the different general categories including information which applies to all the students going abroad and if you need specific information depending on what you are going to do while abroad please refer to the sections detailing the assistantships and the Study Abroad scheme. The Academic Instructions apply to ALL STUDENTS GOING ABROAD so please make sure you read those carefully.
If your questions cannot be answered on this website, please feel free to contact us or use the contact information we have included for our partner universities or the British Council.
Check out https://globalgraduates.com/ for general year abroad advice and student experiences.
Please note: All students going abroad within Europe will receive the Erasmus+ Grant*.
Please don't forget to also consult the academic instructions which explain the year abroad procedures and what you need to do in order to pass the year abroad.
Please also read through the Key Information on the Year Abroad with some general advice: KeyInformationfortheYA (PDF , 96kb)
* Please note: All information about financial aspects of the year abroad, such as tuition fees, grants and salaries are under review and might change.
Who to contact
Year Abroad coordinator:
- Angela O'Flaherty (French)
- Thomas Jochum-Critchley (German)
- Cinzia Bacilieri (Italian)
- Lorena Lopez (Spanish)
Year Abroad Administrator:
- Laura Mansfield
Department of Language & Linguistic Science
University of York
YO10 5DD, UK